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You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

The Woman Tracking All of Trump's Damage, Week by Week

Since Trump's election, Amy Siskind has tracked "eroding norms under the current regime" in the form of a weekly list.
Linda Yang
12.14.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

Kathy Tran on the 'Phenomenal Sisterhood' of Women in Politics

One of the first Asian-American women elected to the Virginia House of Delegates tells Broadly that she'll "continue to take a stance against the damaging policies of the Trump administration."
Linda Yang
12.13.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Remember When Republicans Condemned Donald Trump for the Way He Treats Women?

A slew of Republican leaders withdrew their support for Trump's campaign immediately after the 2005 'Access Hollywood' tape was released in 2016. So why aren't more speaking out against the accusations against him now?
Kimberly Lawson
12.12.17
LGBT
LGBT

Kim Davis May Lose to The Gay Man She Denied a Marriage License

We spoke to David Ermold about why he's coming for Davis's job: “This time, it's not Kim Davis who's going to be deciding on equality—it's going to be the people of Rowan County."
Leila Ettachfini
12.12.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

The Author of the 'Stealthing' Study on Changing How We Talk About Rape

Alexandra Brodsky, author of the study that looked into the trend of nonconsensual condom removal during sex, talks to Broadly about her research's impact.
Linda Yang
12.10.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

Anti-Choice Congressman Reportedly Offered Aide $5 Million to Carry His Child

Ultra-conservative Rep. Trent Franks, who obsessively attacks women's right to choose, reportedly asked female staffers if they'd act as surrogates for him—and they worried he wanted to impregnate them through sex.
Kimberly Lawson
12.9.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

Lawyer Who Fought for Detainees After the Muslim Ban on How to Fight for Justice

Camille Mackler was one of the first lawyers on the ground at JFK airport to help those detained in the hours after Trump first announced his travel ban.
Linda Yang
12.7.17
politics
politics

'You Can’t Be Afraid of Failure': Meet Charlotte's First Black Female Mayor

Vi Lyles made history when she was elected mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina in November. She talks to Broadly about how she hopes her win reminds young people, and especially young women, to be brave in the face of adversity.
Kimberly Lawson
12.5.17
politics
politics

The Refugee Whose Husband Sold Her Into Sex Slavery

Abeer and her husband left Syria to seek refuge in Lebanon. When they ran out of money, he sold her to his friends—and then forced her to sell herself on the streets.
Samira Shackle
11.22.17
Gaming
Gaming

This Syrian Refugee Made a Video Game Out of Her Perilous Journey to Europe

Dana fled her hometown of Damascus last year to seek refuge in Germany. Now, the 25-year-old invites others to trace her steps by playing "Bury Me, My Love."
Zing Tsjeng
11.20.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Groping Is Definitely Sexual Assault

In light of the allegations against Senator Al Franken—and misguided defenses of his alleged actions—experts tell Broadly how sexual violence and abuse run a range of behaviors.
Linda Yang
11.16.17
politics
politics

How Women Lawmakers Plan to Crack Down on Sexual Harassment in Congress

After Rep. Jackie Speier accused two sitting lawmakers of sexual harassment, she announced plans for a bill to reform the harassment reporting process.
Linda Yang
11.14.17